Two men appearing in court for burning a woman

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Two suspects are expected to appear in the Ogies Magistrate’s Court for murder on Monday, 06 March 2023. The pair, aged 30 and 67 were arrested in the afternoon of Thursday 02 March 2023 for allegedly setting a woman on fire.

Mpumalanga Police Spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said the two were arrested following the murder of a woman who was burnt beyond recognition on Tuesday, 28 February 2023 at about 22h20.

“A team of Detectives from Phola SAPS took up the investigation which led to the arrest of the two suspects. Police are still busy with efforts to establish circumstances that led to the murder of the woman”.

Mohlala added that the police cannot rule out the possibility of more charges being added against the two men as new details through investigation may emerge.

Meanwhile, The Acting Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Major General Zeph Mkhwanazi welcomed the arrest and commended the team for the job well done.

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